Definition of Mesopotamia in English:

Mesopotamia

proper noun

  • An ancient region of south-western Asia in present-day Iraq, lying between the Rivers Tigris and Euphrates. Its alluvial plains were the site of the civilizations of Akkad, Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria.

Origin

From Greek mesos ‘middle’ + potamos ‘river’.

Pronunciation

Mesopotamia

/ˌmɛsəpəˈteɪmɪə/